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congressman ron barber. he won a special election to fill her seat after she stepped down. >> i turned to mr. loughner and said i hold no hatred for you, but i am very, very angry and sick at heart about what you did and the hurt you have imposed on all of us. i told him that he must now live with this burden, and will never see the outside of a prison again. >> loughner was sentenced to serve the rest of his life in prison without the possibility of parole. >>> a prominent texas attorney, facing charges of laundering more than $600 million for a mexican drug cartel. he is a former board member for the el paso symphony orchestra. what do we know about this del gado person? >> as you said, he was very active in his community, donated money, also started his own scholarship fund for the advancement of latino students who want to major in public policy and administration. and now, you know, we hear that there is another side. we hear he is a really nice guy. but perhaps the allegations are that he has laundered $600 million for a drug cartel. >> well, his lawyer, obviously, says he is innocent.
congressman -- congresswoman, rather, gabrielle giffords. representative ron barber narrowly defeated republican martha mcsally to serve his first full term in arizona is hes second district. in june he won gifford's seat in a special election after she stepped down to focus on her recovery after being shot last year. >>> parts of the northeast still need help after superstorm sandy that destroyed their homes, shattered their lives. it happened three weeks ago. vice president joe biden is in new jersey this morning to tour the recovery efforts and thank first responders many some of the hardest hit areas of sea side heights. >>> back to the middle east where violence is ramping up. israel's prime minister says he is prepared to escalate attacks on gaza, and france is sending their foreign minister to help broker a cease-fire deal egypt is standing up for gauze wra. joining me on the phone from houston, texas, is a former u.s. ambassador to israel and syria. ambassador, britainan's former prime minister, or the prime minister currently secretary former -- let's try that dpen. the forme
who shot her that day last january. also appearing in court today will be ron barber, now a u.s. congressman, who was elected in july to fill the remaining term of congresswoman giffords. the time that was left in congresswoman giffords' term. he is actually going to give a statement later today. you think this election is over. he's in a re-election bid and they're still counting the votes in his re-election effort here in arizona. now, as for loughner, people may wander why they did not seek the death penalty. if you remember, there were a lot of concerns about his ability to stand trial. also, prosecutors very worried about the fact that he could try to plead insanity and have some sort of a lesser sentence. so all of the victims that have spoken so far feeling comfortable with life in prison without parole. carol? >> casey, thank you. >>> syria's embattled president said he will not except international exile even though his country is sinking deeper into a bloody civil war. . >> i think the price of this invasion, if it happens, is going to more than we can afford. we hav
of that fateful day outside that grocery store in tucson. people shot including the now congressman ron barber taken the seat of former congresswoman giffords. he was there that day, shot in his leg. let's listen in. >> i have to say how grateful we are to the victims services that with the u.s. attorney's office, particularly sean cox with us all the way and of the county attorney walters. one of the if not the most outstanding victims services program in the country. they have been a lifeline for all of us and the support is invaluable throughout this legal process and our recovery. i just want to close with this. as i was finishing my remarks in court this morning, i wanted to address mr. loughner's family. his parents were in the room. i told them that we and i hold no hatred towards them. no animosity towards them. and that we can certainly appreciate the agony and the grief that they, too, are going through and then i turned to mr. loughner and said, i hold you -- hold no hatred for you but i'm very, very angry and sick of heart about what you did and the hurt you have caused the souls o
the possibility of parole. we do have just a few moments ago congressman ron barber, who worked in gabby giffords' office and succeeded her in office to fulfill the remaining part of her term came out and spoke. here's what he said he said to mr. loughner in court. >> i turned to mr. loughner and said "i hold you -- hold no hatred for you, but i'm very, very angry and sick at heart about what you did and the hurt you have imposed on all of us." i told him he must now live with this burden and he'll never see outside of a prison again. >> reporter: politics not far away from this tragedy, wolf. congressman barber running for re-election in the vote that just concluded, they're still counting the votes here in arizona to see if he's going to retain that seat. also, a lot of the victims advocating for a review of gun control laws, they're very upset about the number of bullets that mr. loughner had at his disposal, wolf. >> casey wian, an emotional day out there. thanks very much for that report. we'll have a quick check of the day's other top stories. also, the voters have now spoken legalizing rec
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